Trustworthy Sites for Research

Be sure to CITE where your information comes from!


Search multiple databases using DISCUS Kids SmartSearch. Or search directly on Britannica Elementary, Kids InfoBits,Explora, CultureGrams, Animal Kingdom, Biography in Context, and BrainPOP Jr. The current DISCUS username and password may be required for home use.


PebbleGo (K-2) offers information on people, animals,science, and social studies topics.

PebbleGo Next (3-4) offers information on the states as well as American Indian cultures. A username and password is required for use of both.


Visit StudySC to find information about South Carolina's culture, history, geography, government, and people.

EL Civics

The English Language Civics website provides an easy way to learn about U.S. history, government, citizenship, geography, and culture.